Attracting a diverse pool of talented individuals within the legal sector is a key priority for law firms and corporates. Once registered with us we request prospective candidates complete a Diversity Monitoring form and return it to us.
We and our clients are committed to ensuring that all prospective applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. The monitoring form is intended to help us maintain equal opportunities best practice and together with our clients identify barriers to workforce equality and diversity.
Marsden International Legal Search Limited is a UK company (05173876). We trade as Marsden Legal Search & Recruitment and we are often referred to as Marsden or Marsden Group. Marsden International Legal Search Limited also has an in-house division called Marsden In-house and is a 100% owner of Marsden International FZ-LLZ. Marsden International Legal Search Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of a holding company called Cornhill Bond Consulting Limited (12075967). Cornhill Bond Consulting Limited also owns Marsden International Pty Ltd and Marsden International Limited (“Marsden”) as well as Deacon Search Limited (4395941).
Marsden is a global specialist recruitment organisation. We have offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, Sydney, Brisbane, Dubai and Toronto. We provide temporary and permanent recruitment services predominantly in the legal sector.
Marsden (“We” “us” ‘our”) are committed to protecting and respecting the privacy and security of those with whom we interact. We aim to comply with best practice and local privacy legislation in all jurisdictions in which we operate including, without limitation, the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”) and the GDPR as it forms part of the law of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland by virtue of section 3 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (the “UK GDPR”). For the purposes of this privacy notice, references to the GDPR shall be construed as references to the GDPR and/or the UK GDPR, unless expressly stated otherwise. Our privacy notice may be subject to amendment in accordance with the domestic law requirements of the jurisdictions in which we operate and we may issue additional notices in those jurisdictions.
We will review our privacy notice from time to time to take account of changes in law, technology, and in our businesses to make sure it remains appropriate to the changing environment. Any information we hold will be subject to the current version of the privacy notice.
This privacy notice is intended to tell you how we use your personal information and describes how we collect and use your personal information during and after your relationship with us. Where you provide us with your personal information whether in person, by email, through our websites or via any other method (including via LinkedIn and other professional networking sites), you consent to the collection and use of this information by us.
“Personal Information” for the purposes of this privacy notice consists of any information that relates to you and/or information from which you can be identified, directly or indirectly. We collect Personal Information within the following categories:
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of Personal Information about you for example and not limited to:
You may give us Personal Information about you for example when you first register with us. Or by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise e.g. name, address, phone number, employer details past and present, a cv personal description and photographs, work performance, education and training, and any other information that you may decide to give us.
Sensitive data: We may need to collect and process sensitive Personal Information about you which may include details of any disability. You are at liberty to decline to provide any of the sensitive Personal Information we request.
We may ask you to complete a Diversity Monitoring Form as part of our and our clients commitment to diversity. If we ask you to complete a diversity monitoring form, any information provided is given voluntarily and on an anonymous basis for statistical analysis. We do not store any such data with your records.
We may undertake analysis about diversity for our own purposes and report such information to our clients.
With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:
We may use your Personal Information we collect for the following purposes:
The law allows us to use the Personal Information as set out above on the basis that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you, or we are acting in our “legitimate interests” for example for the purposes of effective business management.
We may combine the Personal Information that we collect from you (including information received from our affiliates and clients) to the extent permitted by applicable law.
In keeping with the recruitment industry search practices, we regularly conduct legal market mapping exercises using public Personal Information from websites such as LinkedIn, law firm websites and professional bodies such as the Law Society website. We use this information to create potential longlists for search assignments and may store this on our database under the category of mapping and in password protected longlists. Should mapped subjects choose to engage with us in respect of one or more opportunities and provide further Personal Information such as a cv etc, and become active candidates, they will be informed of their rights in respect of Personal Information.
We will only use your Personal Information for our internal business purposes, some of which are mentioned above. However, we may disclose your information to the following entities:
We do not disclose your Personal Information to any non-affiliated parties for them to use for their own marketing practices.
We have put in place appropriate physical and technical measures to safeguard the Personal Information we collect in connection with our services. In addition, we limit access to your Personal Information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your Personal Information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality. However, please note that although we take appropriate steps to protect your Personal Information, no website, product device, online application or transmission of data, computer system or wireless connection is completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information.
Our database, email and devices are all password protected, we have an IT/Office Policy in relation to Personal Information and IT/Office protocol. Our systems are hosted on an iCloud server and we are bound by their security protocols. All confidential information is kept in lockable cupboards and confidential paper documents are shredded.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, we disclaim all liability and responsibility for any damages you may suffer due to any loss, unauthorised access, misuse or alterations of any information you submit to the website or our platform.
Any payment transactions will be encrypted using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, platform or our service, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
The Personal Information that we collect from you may be stored and processed in your region, or transferred to, stored at or otherwise processed outside the United Kingdom, including but not limited to Australia, UAE, USA, Canada, South Africa or in any other country where Marsden or Affiliates, subsidiaries or service providers maintain facilities.
By using or participating in any Service and/or providing us with your Personal Information, you acknowledge that we will collect, transfer, store and process your Personal Information outside of the UK. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your Personal Information is kept secure and treated in accordance with this privacy notice and the requirements of applicable law wherever the data is located. Where we transfer your Personal Information outside the UK to other countries, we will ensure that appropriate transfer agreements and mechanisms (such as the UK International Data Transfer Agreement) is in place to help ensure that our third-party service providers provide an adequate level of protection to your Personal Information. We will only transfer your Personal Information outside the UK in accordance with applicable laws or where you have given us your consent to do so.
We will review the Personal Information we process to ensure that it is up to date, accurate and not held for longer than necessary for our internal processes or as otherwise required by law. You are asked to help us to keep your Personal Information accurate by informing us of any changes such as to your name or change of address. When your Personal Information is no longer required it will be deleted and/or returned to you in accordance with applicable law.
We will collect, store and process your Personal Information in accordance with your rights under applicable data protection law, in particular, the UK GDPR. Under certain circumstances, you have the following rights in relation to your Personal Information:
If you wish to enforce any of your rights (as explained above), then please contact us at email@example.com. We will respond to your request without undue delay and no later than one month from receipt of any such request, unless a longer period is permitted by applicable law.
If you are a resident of the state of California in the United States, you can exercise your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act as described below. We honor those rights, as described below, and we are prohibited by law from discriminating against you for exercising any of those rights.
Right to Know
You have the right to know what Personal Information we have collected about you, why we collected it, and the categories of third parties (excluding service providers) with whom we have shared the Personal Information during the past 12 months. You may request that we provide a description of the categories of Personal Information we have collected (a “Categories Request”) or a request for access to the specific pieces of Personal Information we have collected (a “Specific Pieces Request.”) If you make a Categories Request, we will need you to provide us with at least two data elements specific to you, such as your cell phone number or driver’s license number (depending on the data elements we already maintain about you), so that we can verify your identity. If you make a Specific Pieces Request, we need to be sure we have verified your identity with great certainty to safeguard the privacy of the Personal Information we have collected, so you will need to provide to us at least three data elements specific to you, together with a signed declaration under penalty of perjury that you are the individual to whom the Personal Information you are requesting pertains.
Right to Request Correction or Deletion
You have the right to request that we correct any inaccuracies in your Personal Information or delete any of your Personal Information that we maintain. However, we are not obligated to comply with your request to delete if we have a legal basis to retain the Personal Information. We will not correct or delete any Personal Information pursuant to your request unless we are able to verify that you are the individual to whom that Personal Information pertains, and we may need you to provide us with at least two data elements specific to you so that we can verify your identity. After we have verified your identity, we will inform you whether we have corrected or deleted (and have directed our service providers to correct or delete) your Personal Information, or whether we are declining to grant your request to delete due to a legal basis for us to retain the Personal Information in its current form.
How to Submit a Request
To request access to or correction or deletion of your Personal Information as described above, please either:
We endeavor to respond to a verifiable request within forty-five (45) days of its receipt. If we require more time (up to 45 additional days), we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing.
If you are concerned that we have not complied with your legal rights under applicable data protection law, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (www.ico.org.uk) which is the data protection regulator in the UK. Alternatively, if you are based outside the UK, you may contact your local data protection authority.
Our websites, applications and products may contain links to other third-party websites that are not operated by Marsden and our websites may contain applications that you can download from third parties. These linked sites and applications are not under Marsden’s control and as such, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any linked websites and online applications. If you choose to use any third-party websites or applications, any Personal Information collected by the third party’s website or application will be controlled by the Data Protection Notice of that third party. We strongly recommend that you take the time to review the privacy policies of any third parties to which you provide Personal Information.
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, for use when you return to a page/website that you visited before. We do not currently operate cookies on our website.
We may use your Personal Information such as your contact details e.g., name, address, email address, telephone number to send to you marketing related correspondence. When we process your Personal Information for marketing purposes, we do so on the basis that it is in our legitimate interests to do so.
This allows us to suggest other jobs to you alongside the specific one you applied for, significantly increasing the likelihood of us finding you a new position.
We do not share Personal Information with unrelated third parties without express consent (i.e. outside of our group of companies).
We may also use your Personal Information to personalise and to target more effectively our marketing communications to ensure, to the extent possible, that any marketing related correspondence is relevant to you.
To opt-out of receiving marketing related correspondence at any time from Marsden, please contact us or click “Unsubscribe” on the correspondence you receive from us.
Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy notice should be addressed to Dharshy Shan, firstname.lastname@example.org
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